ANI Photo | Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury likely to appear before Privileges Committee on Aug 30: Sources

The Privileges Committee of the Lok Sabha on Friday decided to give an opportunity to  Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who was suspended from the lower house last week. 
Earlier, the Privileges panel held a meeting today to discuss misconduct charges against Chowdhury.
According to the sources in Parliament, the next meeting of the privileges committee is expected to be held on August 30.
“He may be asked to appear before the committee on August 30,” sources said. 
The Congress leader was suspended from Lok Sabha on August 10 for “deliberate and repeated misconduct” and the matter was referred to the Privileges Committee.
The resolution for the suspension of Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who is Congress leader in Lok Sabha, was moved by Parliamentary  Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi.
“This House having taken serious note of the gross, deliberate and repeated misconduct of Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in utter disregard to the House and authority of Chair resolves that the matter of his misconduct be referred to Committee of Privileges of the House for the further investigation and report to the House and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury be suspended from the service of the House till the Committee submits its report,” Joshi said.
The House adopted the resolution by voice vote

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